Aluminum composite panel facade

Ventilated facades are one of the most functional and aesthetic solutions. Ventilated facades are durable and easy to maintain. Composite facade panels will have a much longer lifetime than a layer of traditional plaster. The biggest advantage of installing this solution is the fact that in case of any damage, the panel can be quickly and easily replaced.

Aluminium composite panel – structure

The aluminium facade coffers we use weigh very little and are stiff and extremely durable. Each panel consists of two layers of aluminium, which are filled with low-density polyethylene. The solutions we offer work perfectly well in changing weather conditions and are characterised by great mechanical strength (impact resistance). The chemical and mechanical processes to which the aluminium facade panels are submitted mean, that the panels we offer do not delaminate.

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Facade structure

The structure of a ventilated facade allows water vapour accumulated inside the building to penetrate to the outside through the wall and thermal insulation and then evaporate freely. In order for the ventilation gap to function properly, fresh air must be allowed to enter at the bottom of the facade. The buoyant force causes the air to move upwards to the top of the facade and pass outside through the ventilation slot.

The cladding of a ventilated facade made of composite panels insulates and protects the wall from weather conditions. When the insulation layer comes into contact with rain, the water is retained on the thermal insulation film, which prevents it from absorbing water. The great advantage of a ventilated facade is that in summer, hot air is drawn away through a ventilation gap, which cools the thermal insulation and walls of the building. Staying in the building during the summer months can be pleasant.

Installation of the substructure

The first stage of a facade assembly is to determine the vertical and horizontal directions of the walls. In the indicated places we attach the constructional consoles, then the constructional profile is attached to the consoles. This system is assembled around windows, doors and other openings. We place an insulation layer between the consoles and vertical profiles. The insulation layer is fixed with plastic dowels. When cutting the insulation to the required size, we add one centimetre to ensure that the thermal insulation boards are properly joined. In the corners of the building, the insulation boards should be shifted between the layers. This ensures tightness and prevents the formation of thermal bridges.

Installation of finishing flashings

The flashings in the glyphs, door and window recesses, are fixed to the previously installed facade structure. Some flashings are glued or riveted to the facade structure. The window sill is installed first, then the vertical window and door flashings and then the upper window or door flashing. Installation of the bottom and top flashings. Proper ventilation of the entire ventilated facade is essential for its correct functioning and determines its quality.

At the bottom of the facade, ventilated nets are installed to prevent the entry of animals, while at the same time ensuring a smooth flow of air inside the ventilation gap to the upper edge of the facade or the areas under the windows. The finishing of a ventilated facade is carried out by means of a top eave. This flashing ensures the free flow of air and prevents the penetration of precipitation.

Facade panels – installation

The final part of the facade (facade coffers made of composite panels, HP panels or facade coffers made of coated sheet) is installed on the prepared structure. The lower part of the first panel is fastened with starter strips or horizontal fasteners. The coffer must be properly prepared in the base. The fastening must withstand the force of the wind acting on it. Attention must be paid to levelling and the gap between the coffers. Proceeding in this way, we can install the facade panels moving towards the top of the building.

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